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1996 Chevrolet lumina.Where is the Starter located and how do i replace it?


The 3.1 liter engine has the

The 3.1 liter engine has the starter on the bottom of the engine (on the radiator side) where the transmission and engine connect. {after disconnectig the pos. bat cable, follow the positive battery cable to find the starter}

to replace:

* disconnect the positive battery cable.
* raise and support the vehicle
* remove plastic starter dust cover (at flywheel--if equipped)
* remove the two starter-to-engine bolts [15mm] (they go through the starter from the bottom--just above the front frame cross-member)
* support and lower the starter.
* make a note of the placement of the starter wires on the solenoid.
* remove the starter wires.
* remove the starter.
* reverse process to install

Note--It may be a good idea to have the "bad" starter tested at autozone (for free) before replacing it.


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